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Rasmie's Buddie, Poems in the Shetlandic

Rasmie's Buddie, Poems in the Shetlandic


Title: Rasmie's Buddie, Poems in the Shetlandic
Author: J. J. Haldane Burgess
Publisher: T. & J. Manson, Lerwick
Date: 1891


Hardback - 1st Edition - Scarce

  • Additional Product Information

    James John Haldane Burgess (1862-1927) was a prolific writer and socialist who lived most of his life in Lerwick. Rasmie was an early nom de plume of Mr Burgess. He studied at both Glasgow & Edinburgh Universities and was a distinguished linguist speaking many Scandinavian and European languages as well as some Asian languages. 

    This book is a collection of his poems in Shetlandic and supposedly was written as a response to those who said that the dialect was incapable of expressing great thought or feeling

  • Condition Notes

    A very good copy with good clean cover boards and gilt titles. Some minor random spotting on inside pages.


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